Breathtaking 100% Solar Powered Resort

Imagine yourself saving thousands of dollars over the years with your new solar power system and using it for a well deserved vacation. The pristine and refreshing breeze filling your lungs with joy. The gorgeously clear water splashing on your tired feet while you  faintly catch a familiar image out the corner of your eyes. You crack a subtle smile as you recognize the very thing that got you here; solar panels. That’s right. This could be you with the gift that keeps on giving. Want to learn more about your next vacation spot? Read the following story from inhabitat.com.

The world’s first 5-star resort to be completely powered by solar proves that luxury does not have to be sacrificed in the name of sustainability. Finolhu Villas, a jaw-dropping over-water resort on Kaafu Atoll in The Maldives, was designed by Yuji Yamazaki to have as little impact as possible on the pristine environment that surrounds it. The resort, set on a 13-acre island, is not only a one-of-a-kind getaway, but an example of how energy independence can be achieved even in a challenging environment for development.

Read more: Jaw-dropping luxury resort is fully powered by solar | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building